This is the Skyjiro Samurai 1070 Through Hardened Folded Steel Black Katana with Bohi. The blade is made of 1070 high carbon steel that has been forge folded with a masame pattern then through hardened and features a full length bohi and extended chu-kissaki. The blade has a cosmetic hamon added to it for appearance. The fuchi and kashira are made of brass and the tsuba is made of iron and has a geometric printed silver design on both sides. The handle is wrapped with black synthetic silk in hinerimaki with gyakute or reverse mounted menuki which are alloy and depict a tiger. The saya features a buffalo horn koiguchi and large kurikata. This katana is very light weight and is easy to swing and change directions yet keep enough momentum to cut targets easily. This sword will excel at light to medium target cutting and drawing (batto).
Blade: The blade of this sword has been constructed with 1070 high carbon folded steel and comes sharp.
Guard: The solid iron guard has silver printed designs on the tsuba.
Handle: Traditional Japanese style black synthetic silk wrapped handle with real samegawa and double mekugi pins.
Scabbard: Made of wood with black lacquer with black synthetic silk sageo.
- Overall Length: 101 cm
- Blade Length: 73 cm
- Sori: 1,9 cm
- Handle/Tsuka Length: 28 cm
- Handle Material: Wood, Samegawa, Synthetic Silk Ito
- Sword Weight w/o Saya: 1092 g
- Saya Weight: 314 g
- Blade Material: 1070 High Carbon Folded Steel
- Point of Balance: 15,2 cm from Tsuba
- Blade: Sharp
- Rockwell Hardness: 55
- Guard Material: Blackened Solid Blackened Iron
- Fuchi/Kashira: Blackened Solid Brass
- Saya: Wood with Genuine Buffalo Horn Koiguchi
- Sageo: Black Thick Synthetic Fiber
- for practical use (Tameshigiri)
Details of the Tsuka or Menuki are provided on the pictures. If you refer to our information, there you will find the definitions of our swords.
Delivery includes: Katana, Saya.
Please note, you must be at least 18 years old to purchase swords. We need a proof of age. For more information please refer to our section proof of age.
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